Facebook is in pow-wows with Major League Baseball to live-stream all games. . .Police and federal agents made a series of early-morning raids and arrests in our town targeting a narcotics distribution conspiracy in the Hannibal, MO area. Indictment against 13 men and women was unsealed Wednesday after the arrests began. Cocaine was obtained from a source in Austin, TX and transported to St. Louis and then shipped to Hannibal where it was converted to crack cocaine for distribution. The indictment alleges that members of the conspiracy also distributed heroin, in the Eastern District of Missouri. . .Adams Grove is going up! That’s the moniker for the 150 mixed-income housing units planned for Forest Park Southeast bordering the WashU Med Campus and sponsored by the university’s Redevelopment Corp.
SIGHTEM ON WASHU CAMPUS: “Never drink while driving. You might spill some.”
HISTORIC FEB. 23: 1981, Prince Charles announced his engagement to Princess Diana Spencer; 1955, Cole Porter’s lavish musical, “Silk Stockings,” bowed on Broadway; 1946, Juan Peron elected president of Argentina.